About the Art
Nicola seeks to map and set loose
the stories of the little things
that make up the whole.
Nicola has collected and hand numbered 9000 saga seeds and their stories, sculpted together 10,000 inscribed ping pong balls, gathered the written aspirations of 5000 children, and woven a 6 metre dreamcatcher-web using a kilometer of string across the entrance of an international art fair. She has dissected 31 dollar bills, deconstructed and re-written epic novels, built a life sized post box using 4723 words cut from letters, contructed a room using 50,000 sugar cubes, and re-imagined the calendar into a 3D, shimmering, glass rubik’s cube of 365 pieces.
Nicola’s artwork begins with an extraordinary idea, a large number of small fragments, and the collection of words.
In the past year Nicola has exhibited at London's Royal College of Art, The Substation Gallery, Ikkan Art International, The Arts House, Victoria Theatre and The National Library in Singapore, as well as being invited to create a 6 metre welcome sculpture for the entrance of an international art fair.
Worldwide she has exhibited at the Serpentine Gallery Project Space (London), the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (USA), & featured in shows around Southeast Asia, London & LA. Her artwork has received sponsorship from Tate Britain, & been exhibited in Tate Modern’s ‘No Soul for Sale’.
Nicola Anthony, (b.1984), is a British artist & writer, she also lectures & writes about art and runs the Edible Art Movement in Asia. Most artwork is created in her London or Singapore art studios. She was educated at Loughborough University (UK), & Central Saint Martins (University of the Arts London).
Raw materials: Words